The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 202 213 211
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 12 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.89% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1684 1577 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.67% 29.07% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1168 1308
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 11 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
2 16 (48.48%) COBOL
3 14 (42.42%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) V-Model
4 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 13 (39.39%) Fault Management
5 11 (33.33%) IBM
5 11 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Network Security
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) VSAM
9 6 (18.18%) IPv6
9 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
9 6 (18.18%) ERP
9 6 (18.18%) LAN
9 6 (18.18%) SAP
10 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
10 5 (15.15%) CA Endevor
11 4 (12.12%) Test Management
11 4 (12.12%) General Ledger
11 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
11 4 (12.12%) BT
11 4 (12.12%) Change Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) IPv6
1 6 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.06%) MS Access
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) QlikView
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Adabas
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) General Ledger
4 3 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Business Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Programme Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Junior DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.06%) DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) SAP XI
1 2 (6.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.18%) VSAM
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
3 13 (39.39%) Fault Management
3 13 (39.39%) V-Model
3 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) ERP
7 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
8 4 (12.12%) Test Management
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.09%) Time Management
9 3 (9.09%) Business Development
9 3 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) COBOL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) NATURAL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MBA
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) BT
4 3 (9.09%) Huawei
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
Bracknell, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago